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The Herbal Kitchen
"Bring Lasting Health to You and Your Family with 50 Easy-to-Find Common Herbs and Over 250 Recipes "
Kami McBride, Foreword by Rosemary Gladstar
ISBN: 9781573247450
Book (Paperback)
Conari Press
$18.95
7 x 9
304 pages
Spot art throughout
April 1, 2019


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“A joyful celebration of practical, sensual herbal recipes! Kami’s beautiful new book brims with delicious recipes that help budding herbalists and gardeners discover the bounty in their backyard. The recipes are simple and practical yet creative - the unique combinations of flavors excite the senses and teach you how to better enjoy herbs and spices. Together, they indulge you in the herbal lifestyle - not just for medicine, but plants and recipes that perk up your senses and make life more pleasurable.” —Maria Noël Groves, herbalist and author of Body into Balance and Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies


“Kami McBride provides everything you need to amaze your friends and family with a seasonal bounty of delicious herbal drinks, smoothies, cordials, pestos and more.” –Rosalee de la Foręt, author of Alchemy of Herbs


“Full of tasty remedies and everyday delights; Kami provides multiple variations and ideas for each type of recipe to get your creative juices flowing! Easy, sustainable, and deliciously useful.” –Holly Bellebuono, MPA, CH, herbalist and author of The Healing Kitchen and An Herbalist’s Guide to Formulary


“Plants have long been humanity’s powerful and generous allies, providing us with daily nourishment, wellness, support, and joy. The more we commune with these botanical friends, the more they enrich our lives, and The Herbal Kitchen inspires us to invite them to each and every meal. If you long for food filled with nature’s color, vitality, and love, this is the guide you seek.” –Julie Bailey, herbalist, gardener, and co-owner of Mountain Rose Herbs

“Kami McBride provides everything you need to amaze your friends and family with a seasonal bounty of delicious herbal drinks, smoothies, cordials, pestos and more.” — Rosalee de la Foręt, author of Alchemy of Herbs

Herbs are a gift from nature. They not only help to create aromatic and delicious food, they also support overall health and wellness on a daily basis. Using dried and fresh herbs in your cooking boosts your intake of vitamins and minerals, improves digestion, strengthens immunity, and increases energy. Using plants as medicine is an ancient and powerful tradition that connects you to the earth, helps treat common ailments, promote restful sleep, relaxation, and more.

The Herbal Kitchen will help you recognize the extraordinary pharmacy that probably already exists in your own kitchen. With 50 easy-to-find herbs and spices, information and tips for preparing, storing, and using them, and over 250 simple, flavorful recipes, it will empower you to care for your health.

Whether you are already familiar with herbs or are just starting out on the herbal path, Kami McBride offers recipes for everyone. Mix up refreshing drinks, infuse oil, vinegar and honey, learn how to make tinctures and cordials, salts, sprinkles, and more.

Kami McBride is an herbalist and inspiring teacher that has helped thousands of people learn to use herbal medicine in their daily lives in ways that are healthy, safe and fun. She teaches experiential herbal programs in reviving the art of home use of herbal medicine. Her work is centered in sustainable wellness practices, creating self reliance and revitalizing our relationship with the plant world. Kami’s extensive knowledge of healing plants is infused into her specialty of herbal cooking for preventive health. She empowers people in understanding how to use herbs in the home setting for prevention and every day common ailments. Kami founded the Living Awareness Institute serves as an instructor of herbal medicine at Solano Community College, Napa Valley Junior College and College of Marin. (Photo credit: Michael Conyers)
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Rosemary Gladstar is the author of Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide.
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